Research

Special therapies report

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series documents the use of a variety of therapies and the number of patients receiving therapies each month at Willard State Hospital. Some reports are categorized by ward; some list patients by name; some categorize information by sex of patient. Types of therapies include tranquilizing drugs; convulsive therapy; insulin therapy and psychotherapy. Extensive lists of tranquilizing drugs are given. Records are restricted.
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1 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1955-1967
Series Number:
B1817

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These reports document the use of a variety of therapies and the number of patients receiving the therapies each month. Some reports are further categorized by ward, and some reports list patients by name. Some reports categorize information by sex of patient. Types of therapies are given as somatic therapies including tranquilizing drugs, convulsive therapy, and insulin therapy; psychotherapy; and others. Extensive lists of tranquilizing drugs are given.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

Restricted permanently in accordance with Section 33.13, Mental Hygiene Law, relating to confidentiality of clinical records and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.Access permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the State Archives.

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